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21/06/18

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Genesis Futsal Cup 2018 - 9 schools participating in the tournament https://t.co/lwAQC353it

21/06/18

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vs in action https://t.co/0UeAeJpact

21/06/18

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vs in action https://t.co/EPVNu2fSv1

19/06/18

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What a fantastic session with for their presentation skills as part of the programme 💪🏼 thanks for making it possible and great to see you there today supporting these wonderful young people!

19/06/18

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The Genesis Futsal Cup this week - 9 Newham schools entered. 90 boys Year 7 & 8 boys participating in the Genesis Cup 🏆🥇🥈🥉🔴⚪️⚽️ https://t.co/sxO5ai3Pru

17/06/18

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Fantastic article and a fantastic team! ❤️

17/06/18

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Great weekend collaborating with on their expeditions this weekend. Well done to all involved! https://t.co/rPUIyPz1pb

15/06/18

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So proud of the Newham Team bringing on board in the fight against https://t.co/UYi4xBqkVg

15/06/18

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Thanks to and Heather for taking part in this scheme for the benefit of your vulnerable young women. https://t.co/sQS3unhzkT

13/06/18

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Flash Mob for today - Tickets on sale now! 4/5th July https://t.co/eeh8krBOtX

11/06/18

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Finance Officer (Maternity Cover) required .Apply now https://t.co/6HhAKJZqpR https://t.co/DudbFiqoed

07/06/18

Good luck to all of our primary students taking part in the Federation sports day today!

06/06/18

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Bring all your friends & family to the Park for an exciting FREE day out at The Great Get Together on Sunday 24 June! 🎉 Find out more ➡️ https://t.co/rjP5HViNF7 https://t.co/VsQzQDZ9Zv

06/06/18

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Our Genesis Futsal Cup will be held in 2 weeks for Seconardy Schools for Year 7 & 8 boys -

02/06/18

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English Teacher/ Literacy Coordinator required .Apply now https://t.co/eL3WaUeoMf https://t.co/S61qg93816

02/06/18

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02/06/18

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Data Officer required .Apply now https://t.co/3t2s9k76pV https://t.co/5k7eEVVOnC

02/06/18

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getting new red furniture ready for the relocated library space on the olympic red level .... soon to be unwrapped for the new term! https://t.co/RHewwYwsuI

25/05/18

Wishing all of our students and staff an enjoyable and restful half term break!

25/05/18

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Finance Officer (Maternity Cover) required .Apply now https://t.co/UYE6dXgTkq https://t.co/eEapd1Xxon

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A-level Government & Politics

A Level Government & Politics (AQA)

Aims

The specification encourages students to develop:

  • knowledge and an informed understanding of contemporary political structures and issues in their historical context, both within the UK and globally
  • a critical awareness of their changing nature of politics and the relationships between political ideas, institutions and processes
  • knowledge and an informed understanding of the influences and interests which have an impact on decisions in government and politics
  • knowledge and an informed understanding of the rights and responsibilities of individuals and groups
  • the ability to critically analyse, interpret and evaluate political information to form arguments and make judgements
  • an interest in, and engagement with, contemporary politics.

Content

  1. Government and politics of the UK

    Democracy and participation

    Elections and referendums

    Political parties

    Pressure groups

    The European Union

  2. Government and politics of the USA and comparative politics

    The constitutional framework of US government

    The legislative branch of government: Congress

    The executive branch of government: President

    The judicial branch of government

    The electoral process and direct democracy

    Political parties

    Pressure groups

    Civil rights

    Comparative politics

    Constitutional arrangements

    The executives

    The judiciaries

    Electoral and party systems

    Pressure groups

    Civil Rights

  3. Political ideas

    Core ideologies

    Liberalism

    Conservatism

    Socialism

    Other ideologies

    Nationalism

    Feminism

    Multiculturalism

    Anarchism

    Ecologism

Assessment

Paper 1: Business 1

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Paper 2: Business 2

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Paper 3: Business 3

What’s assessed

Government and politics of the UK

 

 

What’s assessed

The government and politics of the USA

Comparative politics

 

What’s assessed

Political ideas

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

 

Assessed

  • Written exam: 2 hours
  • 77 marks
  • 33.3% of A-level

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions

 

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions

 

Questions

A mixture of medium length ‘explain’ and essay-style questions